Author Archives: jboelhower

Fill in the Blank

For this post I will share the idea of using the technique of filling in the blank while presenting. This is a great way to build discussion into a presentation, or help students interact with their notes. For this example … Continue reading

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PowerPoint Mix

One of the great ways to share PowerPoint is the free cloud-based add on, Office Mix. You will create an account online, but also download a “Mix Tab” add-on to your PowerPoint application. The Mix Tab houses some of the … Continue reading

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PowerPoint Image Design

I am going to continue with the image ideas for this post. We are going to use shapes to create a different look for any images you might use in your PowerPoint. I am starting with a blank slide. Next … Continue reading

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PowerPoint Theme

For the next couple of weeks I am going to share some options with PowerPoint that are fun and creative. I hope these ideas help you create some unique presentations for your lessons. For the first post I will share … Continue reading

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Update to Symbaloo’s Lesson Plan Site

Symbaloo has been hard at work making some great updates to their Lesson Plan site. I will cover some of the basics in this post. You are going to like this. First update is the starting window. There is a … Continue reading

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Day 24: You

There is nothing more important than you in the classroom. Your passion.  Your creativity. Your guidance is what allows technology to be an engaging learning experience for students. I hope you have enjoyed this series. Please contact me with your … Continue reading

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Day 23: Aurasma

For day 23 I have to share a site I have talked about before, Aurasma. Since the goal of this series was to spread a little cheer I had to include it. My family and I have so much fun … Continue reading

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Day 22: PhotoScan

For day 22 I am sharing a new app that I have only tried once, but am planning on using all break, PhotoScan, from Google. I’ll let Google inform you about this app.   Again, I have only scanned one … Continue reading

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Day 21: Typic

I post a lot of photos. I post a lot of photos with my own quotes and quotes from other sources. My favorite app to make these creations is Typic. It is the most used app (besides the camera) on … Continue reading

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Day 20: Ted Talks

  I love TED Talks. My tech cheer for day 20 is what TED Talks represent, sharing ideas. When I taught a psychology class, I designated Fridays for watching TED Talks. I could find a talk on any subject we … Continue reading

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